“I have no hesitation in recommending Ms. Reid to anyone seeking professional legal counsel during the difficult immigration process in Canada.” – Dr. B. Rylah Since her call to the Bar in 2004, Sarah has gained extensive experience in family law, care and protection, property transfers, wills and estates. She has held positions in government departments, a municipal legal center and a private practice, culminating in over eighteen years of experience. Sarah was commended for the quality of her legal work, attention to detail and excellent client service. She has appeared before the Assessment Appeal Board, the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the British Columbia Court of Appeal. Sarah has been a Principal at Reid Legal since its inception in February 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Western Sydney University and a Master of Applied Law (Family Law) from the College of Law.
Sarah is also trained and passionate about collaborative law. Sarah recently moved the practice to the Coffs Harbour area and looks forward to working with the local people who need her services. “What I love most about Sarah`s way of working is the absolute organization and sincerity at work.” – Former client Sarah is a dedicated and passionate advocate for anyone who needs access to justice. She was President of the Macarthur Law Society from 2018 to 2021, Treasurer of the Macarthur Collaborative Law Group from 2019 to 2021, Committee Member and Presenting Sponsor of the Campbelltown Thunder Netball Club from 2019 to 2021, and serves on the Council of the Law Society of the Department of Communities and Justice and the Legal Assistance Board for Family Law and Care and Protection. Sarah enjoys dancing as a couple, playing board games and spending time with friends and family. In the past, she has volunteered with various community organizations, including Access Pro Bono`s residential rental program and the Immigrant Services Society of BC. “I recently realized my dream of becoming a Canadian citizen thanks to the efforts of my lawyer, Sarah Reid. My case was a bit more complex than usual – Sarah`s conscientiousness, expertise, rigor and punctuality allowed things to move forward as efficiently as possible. I also appreciated their kindness on many occasions, as I was a little confused when filling out the application and related forms. I would not hesitate to recommend Sarah to my friends, family and colleagues if they needed such representation. “- Former client Sarah is currently training to become a state-approved family dispute resolution practitioner. Sarah has achieved positive results on numerous immigration and citizenship applications for her clients, including permanent resident applications in various categories, temporary resident applications, and COVID-19 travel exemptions.
She appeared before the Department of Refugee Protection and prepared written submissions for the Immigration and Refugee Administration, which yielded positive results for her clients. In March 2021, Sarah was accredited as a Parent Coordinator.